20th Century Literature Products

  • Routledge Revivals 20th Century Literature Bundle

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This bundle brings together 31 prominent works examining and exploring areas of 20th literature. The collection covers an incredibly changeable and diverse period, and the volumes included range in topic from the beginning of the early 20th century, right through to volumes on more current writers…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Discourse Deixis in Metafiction

    The Language of Metanarration, Metalepsis and Disnarration, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Macrae

    This volume advances scholarly understanding of the ways in which discourse deixis underpins the workings of metafictional novels. Building on existing scholarship in the field, the book begins by mapping out key themes and techniques in metafiction and puts forward a focused and theoretically…

    Hardback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Representation and Memory in Graphic Novels

    1st Edition

    By Golnar Nabizadeh

    This book analyses the relationship between comics and cultural memory. By focussing on a range of landmark comics from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, the discussion draws attention to the ongoing role of visual culture in framing testimony, particularly in relation to underprivileged…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • Make it Work

    20th Century American Fiction and Fashion, 1st Edition

    By Jan Ellyn Goggans

    Imagine a new critical theory that bases its literary value on fashion. In this theory exists a community that explores and interrogates conventionality, and in American literature of the 20th century, it includes fashion and home decoration, two paths to achieving white femininity, a prized…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Ukrainian Erotomaniac Fictions: First Postindependence Wave

    1st Edition

    By Maryna Romanets

    Ukrainian Erotomaniac Fictions explores the aggressive sexualization of the Ukrainian cultural mainstream after the collapse of the USSR as a counter-reaction to the Soviet state's totalitarian, repressive politics of the body. While the book's introduction includes concise sections on such…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Chronicling Ben-Hur’s Climb, 1880-1924

    1st Edition

    By Barbara Ryan

    First published in 1880, Lew Wallace’s Ben-Hur is one of the best-selling novels of all time. Employing analytical strategies from the fields of literature, fan studies, reception history, and media research, Barbara Ryan traces Ben-Hur’s popularity from 1880 to 1924. She analyzes fan mail as well…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Images of Dictatorship

    Stalin in Literature, 1st Edition

    By Rosalind Marsh

    Originally published in 1989, this book presented the first study of the image of Stalin in literature. Analysing the literary presentaiton of historical character and the treatment of 20th Century tyrants in European prose fiction, the book draws a comparison between the depiction of Hitler in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Joseph Stalin

  • The Real Stalin

    1st Edition

    By Yves Delbars

    In this book, originally published in English in 1953, the author, recognized as one of the best-informed experts on Eastern European politics, reconstructed during the course of a decade's work, the real history of Stalin, from his youth in Georgia to the last year of his life. Utilizing an…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Joseph Stalin

  • Stalin Versus Marx

    The Stalinist Historical Doctrine, 1st Edition

    By Klaus Mehnert

    Originally published in 1952, this book examines the change from revolutionism to nationalism which took place in the Soviet Union during the 1930s. It describes the course of this change, as shown by Stalin's decrees and writings, and discusses the Stalinist conception of Russian and world history…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Joseph Stalin

  • Agamben’s Political Ontology of Nudity in Literature and Art

    1st Edition

    By Frances Restuccia

    This volume develops the central (though neglected) Agambenian concept of nudity along with its crucial political implications. The book discovers within The Use of Bodies a philosophical path to Agamben’s "ontology of nudity," as it is subtended by his notion of the messianic—a dual temporality of…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

  • Threatened Masculinity from British Fiction to Cold-War German Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Willis

    The impact of the Cold War on German male identities can be seen in the nation’s cinematic search for a masculine paradigm that rejected the fate-centered value system of its National- Socialist past while also recognizing that German males once again had become victims of fate and fatalism, but…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Prohibitions and Psychoactive Substances in History, Culture and Theory

    Prohibitions and Psychoactive Substances, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susannah Wilson

    This volume is a new contribution to the dynamic scholarly discussion of the control and regulation of psychoactive substances in culture and society. Offering new critical reflections on the reasons prohibitions have historically arisen, the book analyses "prohibitions" as ambivalent and tenuous…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

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